Subject: Re: Remove devel/cmdline?
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <email@example.com>
From: Berndt Josef Wulf <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/08/2004 08:35:14
On Wed, 8 Sep 2004 07:44, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> On Tue, 7 Sep 2004 15:04:56 -0700 (PDT)
> "Jeremy C. Reed" <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, 7 Sep 2004, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> > > devel/cmdline is broken with gcc3. I've checked its webpage and there
> > > newer version of it. Fixing it may not be trivial, and it's not
> > > to fix it, given that no other packages use it.
> > >
> > > Any objections to remove this package?
> > Is the package broken?
> > Does it work for gcc 2.x and official NetBSD release?
> In 1.6.2, probably. But it's broken in 2.0, as shown by latest bulk builds
> as I've just verified).
why not just mark the package not suitable for netbsd > 1.6.2 in which case it
would make sense to remove cmdline once netbsd <= 1.6.2 is nolonger
supported. cmdline may not be a dependency of another package in pkgsrc, but
may be in fact used by developers.